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  • Place Microsoft Stream content in Canvas February 26, 2018 Microsoft Stream

    There are two ways to place Microsoft Stream content into Canvas– by way of a link; or an embed code. First you go to the USF portal and from the Tools menu, select “Office 365,” and then click “Stream.” Find your video, and get either the link or embed code from the “share” function. ...

  • Idea Generator for a Teaching Innovation February 14, 2018

    We believe that teaching innovations happen best when you, the instructor, generate ideas of what you believe will best fit your pedagogical goals. But where do those ideas come from? We hope the interactive graphic shown is helpful in possible collaborations with Academic Technology. It is best viewed with Google Chrome, not Firefox as of ...

  • The Fix for Mix (Office Mix to Microsoft Stream) January 18, 2018

    Office Mix is in transition to Microsoft Stream:  What happens next?

    Academic Technology has announced previously that Office Mix is being retired by Microsoft on May 1, 2018. The purpose of this report is to answer the question:  “Now what?”

    The move to Stream announced by Microsoft means that Powerpoints converted to narrated slide shows or “Mixes” ...

  • Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017 September 18, 2017

    The video newsletter shown below, reports on new features in Canvas, the formation of a new faculty advisory group on technology, Portfolium, and upcoming professional development opportunities. 

    Link to video at Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017

    To recap:

    Check out the new Canvas App for Teachers.

    The DocViewer enables instructors to annotate papers submitted as ...

  • Making Videos Collaborative in Canvas with Arc Video November 9, 2016

    A new video service called “Arc Video” is now a part of Canvas, and enables instructors and students to comment and share ideas within the video itself. Instructors and students can upload videos of virtually any size to Arc, and use them to hold collaborative discussions or evaluate student performance recorded on video. It “empowers learners ...